Christopher & Banks Corporation Names Lynn C. Derry Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager

  Christopher & Banks Corporation Names Lynn C. Derry Senior Vice President,
  General Merchandise Manager

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- July 30, 2014

Christopher & Banks Corporation (NYSE:CBK) today announced that Lynn C. Derry
joined the Company on July 28, 2014 as Senior Vice President, General
Merchandise Manager.

Ms. Derry brings more than 30 years of senior leadership in retail
merchandising to Christopher & Banks. Most recently she served as Senior Vice
President, General Merchandise Manager at National Stores, Inc., a chain of
retail clothing stores, overseeing women’s, men’s, children’s, footwear,
accessories and home furnishings. She has an extensive retail merchandise
background, having previously held General Merchandise Manager positions at
Sears Canada; Dollar General, Inc.; Charming Shoppes, Inc.; Bon-Ton Stores,
Inc.; and Adam, Meldrum and Anderson Co., Inc.

LuAnn Via, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We are delighted
and fortunate to have a merchant of Lynn’s caliber. She understands the CBK
customer, our brand and values, and will lead a team of talented merchants.
Her extensive background in apparel and accessories will serve us well as we
execute on our three-year growth plan.”

Ms. Derry commented: “I am extremely pleased to have joined Christopher &
Banks and look forward to leading the Company’s merchandising, planning &
allocation, and production teams.”

About Christopher & Banks

Christopher & Banks Corporation is a Minneapolis-based specialty retailer of
women’s clothing. As of July 30, 2014, the Company operates 541 stores in 43
states consisting of 250 Christopher & Banks stores, 118 stores in its women’s
plus size clothing division CJ Banks, 135 MPW stores and 38 outlet stores. The
Company also operates the www.ChristopherandBanks.com and www.CJBanks.com
e-commerce websites.

Contact:

Christopher & Banks Corporation
Peter Michielutti, 763-551-5000
Senior Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer
or
Investor Relations:
ICR, Inc.
Jean Fontana, 203-682-8200
 
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